CRUMBLING HISTORY: Tombstone of Arkansas' first congressman falls into disrepair

Posted: November 5, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.
Updated: November 6, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

“There’s not any way to fix this,” Fayetteville Evergreen Cemetery Association President Marilyn Heifner said of the deteriorating obelisk marking Archibald Yell’s final resting place.

FAYETTEVILLE -- The tombstone of Arkansas' first congressman is crumbling into pieces.

The marble on historic Arkansas figure Archibald Yell’s 160-yearold grave marker at Fayetteville Evergreen Cemetery is broken and deteriorating into a...

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